Search Results: "Agnette Friis"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"A debut that's a model of finely tuned suspense. First, inevitably, of the Nina Borg trilogy."
Of all the recent Scandinavian thrillers that have been rushed into translation for fans of Stieg Larsson, here's one whose pair of strong heroines taking on a monstrous conspiracy of men behaving badly is actually reminiscent of the Millennium Trilogy. Read full book review >

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DEATH OF A NIGHTINGALE by Lene Kaaberbøl
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 5, 2013

"The most conventionally plotted of Nina's three adventures, and the one in which she has the least to do, is still required reading for fans of the burgeoning field of new Nordic suspense."
The third installment of the Nina Borg trilogy (Invisible Murder, 2012, etc.) shuttles back and forth between a nerve-racking present and an unspeakable past. Read full book review >

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INVISIBLE MURDER by Lene Kaaberbøl
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"More grisly but more routine than Kaaberbøl and Friis' striking debut, and just as sordid in its revelations about Denmark today and tomorrow."
Denmark's normal cycle of stealing, smuggling, forced prostitution and unauthorized aid to minority populations is disrupted by the exhumation of a truly malign object. Read full book review >

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WHAT MY BODY REMEMBERS by Agnete Friis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2017

"A deeply resonant tale about one woman's attempts to embrace her past while setting herself free."
The scars of childhood trauma run deep for Ella Nygaard, but when she's forced to confront her past, she discovers that the truth may be as hard to pin down as her own memories. Read full book review >

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THE CONSIDERATE KILLER by Lene Kaaberbøl
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 14, 2015

"Unfortunately, the extended back story this time is neither surprising nor particularly interesting. Fans who'd like to see Nina do something more than absorb a series of brutal attacks may want to wait for the next installment."
Danish nurse Nina Borg's fourth brush with crime begins with a scene in which she's savagely struck down by an oddly apologetic killer, and then it gets worse and worse. Read full book review >